Q&A: Nicholas Hammeken

The founder and CEO of Hammeken Cellars tells us about the biggest trends in Spanish wine and how the pendulum has swung in favour fresh, lighter reds.

Albariño finds suitable new home in South America

Albariño is finding a new home in coastal South America as producers trialling trendy, cool-climate varieties have found that this Iberian grape offers a particularly suitable solution.

Terrier awarded protected status in Jerez for keeping cellars rat-free

A Spanish breed of terrier known for keeping wine cellars in Jerez free of mice and rats has been awarded protected status in the Andalusian city.

Scotch whisky gains further protection in Spain

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has signed an agreement with the Spanish Civil Guard to strengthen protection against the illegal marketing and sale of whisky in Spain. 

Carlos Falcó dies aged 83

March 24th, 2020

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